About Captain Chad Manning, Fishing Guide in St. Petersburg
Enjoy the world-class fishing Tampa Bay has to offer from a boat under the care and control of Captain Chad. Our founder and namesake uses his lifetime of local fishing knowhow to share his amazing saltwater angling experiences with others.
Captain Chad, a fishing guide in St. Petersburg FL is a sixth-generation Floridian and grew up in the Tampa Bay region, where he began fishing its bay and flats from his early youth. Having grown up fishing, he always wanted to be a fisherman. It was during his teenage years that he began to prepare for an eventual charter captain status by working in the marine industry as a boat rigger. Captain Chad continued his education and became a certified marine mechanic with additional professional experience earned by serving as a mate for local fishing charter captains.
With proud encouragement from his family, peers, and previous employers, Chad became a licensed captain and now shares his deep-sea fishing skills and enthusiasm with his charter clients. Through commitment, experience, and expertise, we are establishing a growing business relationship with clients that will last a lifetime!